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  • Sep 19th, 2020 @ 11:30pm

    you're a moron

    first, the new name is no different than the old name. this public news was a free ad for both parties -they thank you for helping. some manager wanted to change the name and get a bonus for getting free ads, or they planned it from the beginning. there you go -a simpler and more reasonable explanation.

  • Aug 22nd, 2020 @ 10:36pm

    Re: Not a crime, but...

    you are confusing civil and criminal court.

  • Aug 22nd, 2020 @ 10:09pm

    Re:

    that's not the issue. even protesters are still blocking roadways preventing people from getting places.

    you're allowed to protest. you're not allowed to protest any time anywhere, especially when your cause stomps over my right to get home from work on a road with a green light. let's also not pretend that while church choires and other gatherings over 50 during a pandemic were illegal, the protesters blocking roads and leaving garbage everywhere are fine.

    they're told to dispurse, after breaking the law, to benefit the people who work and live in that neighborhood. they refuse. it is then up to us, the people, to remove them by force. screw the corrupt cops, but the protesters are worse.

    yes, police brutality against them is justified, and it's time for cops to use real bullets when it gets violent. when it's peaceful, physical clearing of blocked roads via arrest, rubber bullets, and tear gas is more appropriate.

    the peaceful protesters in chicago a few days ago rented uhauls for their looting. when it started months ago and was actually peaceful, it took me 5 hours for the 20min ride home.

  • Aug 22nd, 2020 @ 9:42pm

    apple has a point

    i firmly believe an app called prepear, with a clipart-looking logo of a pear, can be confused as being an apple product by apple users. and another one with a clipart orange, as a trump app, will be confused for an apole product.

    take some app logos, put them on one page; apple, pear, orange, kiwi. they look like a line of products from apple, and it's in apple's app store. anything fruit-looking is apple in apple's store.

    there are (very) few people that use an iphone and are tech-smart. the majority are not, at all. my gramma got an out of memory message in windows, so she started deleting emails. in her web browser.

    i have a friend my age -he was playing music on my laptop, which was teathered to my phone. he knew that teathered meant internet is through the phone. he knows what a modem is even. he used up all my data. what he didn't realize is when he plays from youtube, it's using data. because he thinks if it's playing on the laptop speakers, it's playing from the laptop, so why would it use data.

    yes, there are lots of people who would confuse the logo for an apple product. those people thinking 5g cell creates covid. they're iphone users. it's cheaper for apple to squash the pear -it's not about right and wrong for them. they're running a business.

  • Aug 22nd, 2020 @ 8:45pm

    Re: Re: Re:

    you have no moral or any other right to control what other people say. it's not about children. it's about you declaring authority you do not have, and have no moral right to have.

  • Aug 20th, 2020 @ 12:17pm

    Re:

    violation of right to be kept out of something? what now? you have a right not to participate in something. a right to force others not to talk about you was abolished in germany in 1945. you lost.

  • Aug 17th, 2020 @ 6:52pm

    Re:

    amount of data used does not mean divide the total bill by the nulber of bytes. there are large fixed costs per customer, such as digging and wires. there are also small per-byte expenses. look at your electric bill when you're out of town. it's not zero. so no, the fact that your base cost for gramma checking email is not reduced does not prove your point. what happens now, is gramma's neighbor downloads 2tb of video, and and gramma splits the expense of that with him, by everyone having a higher fixed bill. as opposed to everyone paying a fixed cost, and the people using more resources paying for those. and yes, users do support that as the cable company claims. there are a few loud nerds online being purposely dense, but like in highschool, no one listens. they're too ugly to be listened to.
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